Known as one of the trendiest places to live in the city, Tribeca is home to a cornucopia of hip happening restaurants, clubs, bars, and shops to enjoy. It’s residential spot is located to the west, south of Canal Street made famous by how many celebrities reside there, and the TriBeCa Film Festival that takes place every spring. It was created by actor, Robert DeNiro and Jane Rosenthal in 1988 to be one of the most prestigious film festivals in the country.
Harrison Street is popular with residents for it’s gorgeous Federal row houses that are particularly picturesque, and beautiful to walk along. More quiet than most neighborhoods in the city even though an estimated 11,000 people live there, many of whom are in art type professions. The nickname of the area comes from “Triangle Below Canal Street.” In 1996 the Tribeca Open Art Studio Tour was founded to promote cultural artist growth in the area. It’s one of the most expensive places to live in the city, but right next door to this area is the lower income place called Chinatown which is a popular destination for everything asian.